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Trustees Approve Fit-up of 12th Floor in Chandler Hospital’s Pavilion A

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees last week approved a plan to fit up the 12th floor in the Albert B. Chandler Hospital’s Pavilion A. Since the opening of the first two patient care floors in Pavilion A in May 2011, substantially increased patient volumes have strained UK HealthCare’s patient care capacity. Fitting out the top

Baptist Health signs binding purchase agreement for Floyd Memorial

  With the go-ahead from government officials and both hospital boards, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services has moved one step closer to becoming part of the Baptist Health Family. A binding asset purchase agreement was signed on June 28, following its approval by the Floyd County Commissioners, Floyd County Council and Floyd Memorial Board

Trustees Approve Fit-up of 12th Floor in Chandler Hospital’s Pavilion A

The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees last week approved a plan to fit up the 12th floor in the Albert B. Chandler Hospital’s Pavilion A. Since the opening of the first two patient care floors in Pavilion A in May 2011, substantially increased patient volumes have strained UK HealthCare’s patient care capacity. Fitting out the top

Ensuring Informed Consent, Addressing Payment Concerns

By Jeremy Wale, JD Payment concerns are becoming more prevalent due to high deductible payment plans, uninsured patients, and lower reimbursement rates—and the importance of informed consent is undiminished no matter the situation. Help ensure your practice addresses both issues effectively. Informed Consent A patient’s absolute right to make informed decisions regarding his or her

Managing IP Selects Mandy Wilson Decker to 2016 “Top 250 Women in IP” List

Managing Intellectual Property magazine recently selected  Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Mandy Wilson Decker to the 2016 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s “Top 250 Women in IP.”  Decker is one of only two IP women attorneys honored from Kentucky, and the only patent attorney honored in Kentucky.  This is the second time she has been

Government Affairs

Kentucky Physicians & Caregivers: Know Your Risk for Malpractice Liability

By David L. Haney Are personal injury lawsuits impacting access to healthcare in Kentucky? That’s a question many have considered since a 2011 study commissioned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky found that a lack of tort reform was a potential impact on our caregiver workforce capacity. For the past six years, I have represented numerous

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Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

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Kentucky Physicians & Caregivers: Know Your Risk for Malpractice Liability

By David L. Haney Are personal injury lawsuits impacting access to healthcare in Kentucky? That’s a question many have considered since a 2011 study commissioned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky found that a lack of tort reform was a potential impact on our caregiver workforce capacity. For the past six years, I have represented numerous

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